Rates as low as 3.49% APR*

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What are you waiting for? Now is the perfect time to use your home's equity to pay for life's planned and unexpected moments. Whether you're building your dream kitchen, planning a wedding, funding a college education or consolidating debt, Members 1st has a home equity loan to help you reach your goals.

Home equity loans are available in Pennsylvania and Maryland only. For non-members, you'll be required to join Members 1st to meet eligibility requirements. 

UNDERSTANDING HOME EQUITY

Adulting is hard – from house projects to your kids’ college tuition or even medical bills, life moves pretty fast. So, let us help you manage it by leveraging the equity in your home. Don’t know what that is? We can help with that, too.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOW INTEREST RATES AND FLEXIBLE TERMS

10 YEAR FIXED RATE
as low as:
3.49%APR*
15 YEAR FIXED RATE
as low as:
3.99%APR*

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*APR = Annual Percentage Rate at 80% loan to value. Rates effective 9/25/2020. Minimum loan amount of $25,000.00 required. $25,000.00 in new money required when refinancing an existing Members 1st Home Equity Loan. Sample terms: If you borrow $30,000 at 3.49% APR for a 10-year term, your estimated monthly payment may be $296.53. If you borrow $30,000 at 3.99% APR for a 15-year term, your estimated monthly payment may be $221.78. Interest rates are based on creditworthiness and your home's loan-to-value. Primary residence only. Property insurance is required. Pennsylvania and Maryland residences only. For non-members, you'll be required to join Members 1st to meet eligibility requirements. 

**100% financing is available on loan amounts up to $150,000 on a primary residence and excludes rental properties. Sample terms: If you borrow $30,000 at 9.99% APR for a 20-year term, your estimated monthly payment may be $289.43. Other restrictions or conditions may apply. Rates are subject to change without notice. Consult your tax advisor for tax deduction information.

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Explore the Possibilities

Using home equity to make home improvements can come with significant tax advantages. Since home equity loans offer lower interest rates than many student loans and credit cards, they can be a smart way to fund a college education, finance a wedding or consolidate high-interest debt.

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Member Value Protection

When you apply for your Home Equity Fixed Rate loan, you can choose to add Member Value Protection (MVP). This coverage will cancel your monthly payments in case of death, disability, or involuntary unemployment—without penalty, added interest, or dings to your credit report.

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Borrowing against the equity in your home is a big decision. But don't stress - we'll be with you every step of the way. Apply online and we'll reach out to go over your options.

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Rates As Low As

48 Months 3.49% APR
60 Months 3.49% APR
84 Months 3.74% APR
120 Months 3.74% APR
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GET INSPIRATION FROM OUR MEMBERS

Our Dream Kitchen

Patty and Bryan used their home equity loan to give their home quite the transformation! Upgrades to their family room, kitchen and dining room have made a significant impact on the functionality of their home for the whole family. They now have the perfect gathering place to make memories for years to come.

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Keeping the Peace

When Christine realized her house wasn't big enough for her growing family, she used the equity in her home to keep the peace by turning an old “man cave” into the perfect “mom cave”, upgrading the family kitchen, and renovating her kids' roomall made possible with a Members 1st Home Equity Loan

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A Backyard Oasis

Matt and Kia figured why have a big backyard if you don't utilize the space? They used the equity in their home to build a pool. But these grandparents can't take all the credit. This idea came from their granddaughter who had dreams of swimming in her very own, private swimming pool. 

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Common Questions

A home equity loan is a fixed-rate loan that lets you borrow a lump sum of money at a specific annual percentage rate for a specific amount of time. Your payments remain consistent throughout the length of your loan. With a home equity line of credit, you have a variable rate loan which means your interest rate can change over time and your payments may fluctuate.

There are several online home valuation websites that may provide value estimates. These estimates give a general idea of value, but do not replace an actual appraisal. When you apply and are approved for a home equity loan or Home Equity Freedom Line of Credit with Members 1st, a home appraisal is completed that provides an accurate current market value.

Yes! When you set up your loan payments through payroll deduction, direct deposit, or automatic transfer, you will receive a 0.20% rate reduction for your home equity fixed rate loan.

We can help you make an informed decision as to which loan product is best for your individual situation and financial goals. Talk to one of our experts today.

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Home Equity Loan Types Explained

We all keep lists, either written down or in our heads, of our goals and dreams for the future. It could be anything from a wedding, college, home improvements, a special vacation or perhaps you just need funding for an unexpected expense.

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Behind every well-maintained home is a hardworking homeowner who dedicates countless hours to ensure their house is in good shape.

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Costs Involved in Owning a House

New homeowners are often surprised by the costs of owning a home. Your mortgage is one thing, but what else adds to homeownership expenses?

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